Steven
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Birchall

Cumbria call for more internationals

CUMBRIA coach, Gary Chambers, has called upon the Rugby Football League to make Cumbria play international games every year after the huge success of the side?s clash against New Zealand A. Cumbria which hasn?t played for nine years, with its last clash being against the Australian Kangaroos back in 1994 drew a healthy crowd of 4,124 to Whitehaven's Recreation Ground for the match, and they weren?t disappointed with the thrilling display put on the field.

France defeat Maori in Carcassonne

THE French Chanticleers have opened their 2003 International campaign with a 28 ? 16 victory over the visiting New Zealand Maori in Carcassonne.

Singapore Rugby League - Looking for players

INTERNATIONAL Rugby League is on the rise, and just like Lebanon, Italy and Greece, now people who are based in Australia, England or New Zealand who were either born, or have parents/grandparents who are from Singapore now have a chance to represent their nation in the greatest game of all.

Petition to bring back the Australian Warrama

IT has taken the sport of Rugby League a number of years now, but finally we are discovering that sometimes the best way to move forward is to bring back parts of the past. The re-introduction of the Kangaroo tours, is just one of the parts of international Rugby League which the code so sorely missed, and based upon ticket sales in Britain, the fans of the sport are really getting behind it again.

Italy wins Ionio Cup

ITALY has recorded a two point victory over Greece, in what was an excellent game despite the terribly windy conditions at Oki Jubilee Stadium. The win to Italy was not a surprise with the team going into the match as favourites, however the close scoreline has already raised interest in next years clash between the two sides.

Editorial: Trying to understanding the Poker Machine tax issue

POKER Machines - Are they really the evil that we must have? I suppose depending on which group you listen to your views could be swayed either way. The proposed tax by the government certainly isn?t what you would call the clearest concept from State Government, however will it really be the ?doom and gloom? or ?godsend? that certain groups are saying it will be?

Editorial: Trying to understanding the Poker Machine tax issue

POKER Machines - Are they really the evil that we must have? I suppose depending on which group you listen to your views could be swayed either way. The proposed tax by the government certainly isn?t what you would call the clearest concept from State Government, however will it really be the ?doom and gloom? or ?godsend? that certain groups are saying it will be?

Editorial: Trying to understanding the Poker Machine tax issue

POKER Machines - Are they really the evil that we must have? I suppose depending on which group you listen to your views could be swayed either way. The proposed tax by the government certainly isn?t what you would call the clearest concept from State Government, however will it really be the ?doom and gloom? or ?godsend? that certain groups are saying it will be?

Capital Challenge launched

NATIONAL League Two club, the London Skolars and Rugby League Ireland have teamed up to form the first Rugby League Capital Challenge. The tournament which will see a London Town side take on Dublin City will kick off on Friday July 4.

Four National Coaches announced

THE coaches for England A, Ireland, Wales and Scotland have been named for this years European Nations Cup. The European Nations Cup will see six European Rugby League sides battle it out for the honours to call themselves, European Champions.